Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Dark Elf') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Hudson
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1979
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 18 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: plum purple self with green throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Lilliputian Knight x (Little Grapette x Garden Elf)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Yes! An economical alternative to Humidity Domes... I hope! by goedric Nov 21, 2019 5:35 AM 8
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2019 by Char Nov 22, 2019 11:31 AM 725
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Nov 22, 2019 9:44 AM 342
September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Oct 4, 2019 7:15 AM 436
How many fans do I order? by AlexInBoston Sep 8, 2019 3:51 PM 25
Incidental Seedling by mom2cjemma Jul 13, 2019 7:39 PM 12
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
He's back....... creepy bug by petruske Jun 24, 2019 4:11 PM 5
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 23, 2019 4:10 AM 1,706
Parent plants for branching by UncleWill Feb 19, 2019 3:51 PM 19
How Could This Have Happened??!! by Legalily Apr 20, 2019 5:56 PM 318
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:26 AM 1,242
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 12, 2019 6:34 AM 329
How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM 160
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
What are the odds...hybridizing question? by Seedfork Sep 16, 2018 7:14 PM 32
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Basic question on pollinating by daverme Jul 11, 2018 2:40 PM 7
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2018 (Closed) by Char Sep 25, 2018 5:06 AM 1,115

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